Program Manager at Child Development Center

The Little Gym of Edmonton - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Desired Talents:

  • Sociable – understands people
  • Positive, Warm Personality
  • Superior Communication Ability to build rapport and inspire others
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Proactive – Self motivated
  • Goal Oriented
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Detail Oriented
  • Organized
  • Strong Work Ethic

Desired Experience/Qualifications:

  • Proven performance and achievement through experience in teaching children and adults in a related field is required. Background or training in any of the following is ideal—
  • Gymnastics (or other related sport) performance/coaching
  • Physical Education
  • Child Development or Education
  • Adult Education or Instruction
  • Sales and/or Retail
  • Extensive Customer Service
  • Computer Literacy


  • Under the direction and supervision of the Gym Director, position responsibilities include:
  • Reinforcement of the Core Values and Mission Statement of The Little Gym.
  • Thorough understanding of The Little Gym philosophy and program. Communicate information accurately and professionally to Team and customers.
  • Maintain positive work environment and Team morale.
  • Ensure the Team is trained to teach classes professionally and in accordance with The Little Gym philosophy and standards.
  • Protect the quality of The Little Gym curriculum through the proper use of lesson plans and training materials by the entire Team.
  • Assure all safety guidelines are met and maintained, creating a safe environment for the Team and customers.
  • Ensure the Team is trained to deliver exceptional customer service and front desk operations according to The Little Gym standards and recommendations.
  • Motivate and facilitate necessary Team training to achieve enrollment and other business goals, as established by the owner and Gym Director.
  • Oversee tasks and responsibilities of Instructors.


  • 60 – 80% of working hours will be spent teaching exceptional classes as scheduled by the Gym Director. Variation in time is dependent on other tasks and responsibilities assigned.
  • Deliver superior customer service in the lobby and at front desk as scheduled by the Gym Director.
  • Assure all lesson plans (Classes, Camps, Birthday, PSN, etc) are properly prepared and specific, age-appropriate objectives are clearly communicated and understood by the Team.
  • Post appropriate parent pages of Lesson Plans in lobby.
  • Attend all Team meetings and training sessions.
  • Plan and conduct all weekly curriculum meetings to prepare the Team for the weekly Lesson Plans and themes.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly class announcements, ensuring that the Team is prepared to deliver appropriate benefit communication to parents during each and every class.
  • Plan/coordinate music play lists and theme décor, based on the direction from Lesson Plan. Review all operational information presented by The Little Gym International (E-blasts, C-Blasts, etc.) and communicate appropriate information to the team. Schedule and conduct weekly gym set-up.
  • Track and analyze trial class conversion and student retention; look for improvement opportunities.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual, Permanent


  • Gymnastics: 2 years (Preferred)
  • management: 3 years (Required)
  • working-with-kids: 3 years (Required)